Blaszakiella americana gen. et sp. nov., a new genus and species of zerconid mite (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconidae) is described and figured. This new genus differs from the closely related Microzercon Blaszak, 1976 by the presence both of small adgenital shields with openings of adgenital glands gv2. A key for females of Zerconidae genera in the Nearctic Region is provided.
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